LANDESK Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB3109853 an Update for TLS 13-JAN-2016

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    LANDESK Security and Patch News


    ·         (January 13, 2016) Microsoft has released KB3109853 which is a security advisory that contains additional security-related information. Microsoft is announcing the availability of an update to improve interoperability between Schannel-based TLS clients and 3rd-party TLS servers that enable RFC5077-based resumption and that send the NewSessionTicket message in the abbreviated TLS handshake. The update addresses an issue in schannel.dll that could cause RFC5077 session ticket-based resumption to fail and subsequently cause WinInet-based clients (for example, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge) to perform a fallback to a lower TLS protocol version than the one that would have been negotiated otherwise. This improvement is part of ongoing efforts to bolster the effectiveness of encryption in Windows.
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    New Vulnerabilities

    ·            Vulnerability ID – 3109853_MSU

    Changed Vulnerabilities

    ·           Vulnerability ID – N/A

    New Patch Downloads

    ·          windows8-rt-kb3109853-x86.msu

    ·          windows8-rt-kb3109853-x64.msu

    ·          windows8.1-kb3109853-x86.msu

    ·          windows8.1-kb3109853-x64.msu

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